The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 75 94 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 1.75% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.93% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 1
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
962 1557 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.29% 90.89% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1176 1121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +19 12 £42,500 +34.92%
Chester -9 7 £32,500 -24.85%
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 23 (63.89%) ISEB
2 23 (63.89%) Validation
2 23 (63.89%) Software Testing
3 21 (58.33%) .NET
4 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (52.78%) Finance
4 19 (52.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (47.22%) ISTQB
6 15 (41.67%) MSTest
6 15 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (41.67%) QA
6 15 (41.67%) Defect Management
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) Web Services
8 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
10 10 (27.78%) XML
10 10 (27.78%) C#
10 10 (27.78%) ETL
10 10 (27.78%) SDLC
10 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (25.00%) System Testing
11 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (22.22%) HP UFT
12 8 (22.22%) Test Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Mule
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (41.67%) MSTest
3 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
4 8 (22.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Sahi
6 1 (2.78%) Synon
6 1 (2.78%) WatiN
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Analyst
2 21 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Analyst
6 9 (25.00%) Developer
6 9 (25.00%) Developer in Test
6 9 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
7 8 (22.22%) Tester
8 7 (19.44%) Automation Tester
8 7 (19.44%) Senior Automation Tester
8 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
8 7 (19.44%) Senior Test Automation Developer
8 7 (19.44%) Senior Tester
8 7 (19.44%) Senior Web Analyst
8 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
8 7 (19.44%) SSIS Analyst
8 7 (19.44%) Test Automation Developer
8 7 (19.44%) Web Analyst
8 7 (19.44%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 10 (27.78%) XML
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Software Testing
1 23 (63.89%) Validation
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Defect Management
4 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.78%) ETL
5 10 (27.78%) SDLC
6 9 (25.00%) System Testing
6 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.22%) Test Management
7 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) RPG
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) ISEB
2 17 (47.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) HP Quality Center